Energy performance certificate (EPC) recommendation report


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Manchester House Cavendish Street MANCHESTER M15 6BQ
0970-7937-0465-1230-0044
10 June 2025

Energy rating and EPC

This property’s current energy rating is D.

For more information on the property’s energy performance, see the EPC for this property.

Recommendations

Make these changes to improve the property’s energy efficiency.

Recommended improvements are grouped by the estimated time it would take for the change to pay for itself. The assessor may also make additional recommendations.

Each recommendation is marked as low, medium or high. This shows the potential impact of the change on reducing the property’s carbon emissions.

Changes that pay for themselves within 3 years
Recommendation Potential impact
Install more efficient water heater. Medium
Replace tungsten GLS lamps with CFLs: Payback period dependent on hours of use. Low
Consider replacing T8 lamps with retrofit T5 conversion kit. Low
Add time control to heating system. Medium
Add optimum start/stop to the heating system. Medium
Changes that pay for themselves within 3 to 7 years
Recommendation Potential impact
Introduce HF (high frequency) ballasts for fluorescent tubes: Reduced number of fittings required. Low
Some walls have uninsulated cavities - introduce cavity wall insulation. Medium
Add local temperature control to the heating system. Medium
Add weather compensation controls to heating system. Medium
Add local time control to heating system. Medium
Changes that pay for themselves in more than 7 years
Recommendation Potential impact
Carry out a pressure test, identify and treat identified air leakage. Enter result in EPC calculation. Medium
Consider installing an air source heat pump. High
Consider installing a ground source heat pump. High
Consider installing building mounted wind turbine(s). Low
Some floors are poorly insulated - introduce and/or improve insulation. Add insulation to the exposed surfaces of floors adjacent to underground, unheated spaces or exterior. Medium

Property and report details

Report issued on
11 June 2015
Total useful floor area
920 square metres
Building environment
Heating and Natural Ventilation
Calculation tool
DesignBuilder Software Ltd, DesignBuilder SBEM, v4.2.0, SBEM, v5.2.d.2

Assessor’s details

Assessor’s name
Nick Brown
Telephone
0844 32 70 365
Employer’s name
Compliance365
Employer’s address
Unit 6 Mariner Court Calder Park Wakefield WF4 3FL
Assessor ID
QUID300711
Assessor’s declaration
The assessor is not related to the owner of the property.
Accreditation scheme
Quidos Limited

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